North Turton shown within Lancashire
|Population||3,736 (2001 Census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Civil parish||North Turton|
|Unitary authority||Blackburn with Darwen|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||North West England|
|UK Parliament||Rossendale and Darwen|
Geography and administration
North Turton is in the West Pennine Moors, between Blackburn in the north and Bolton to the south.
North Turton was created in 1974 from the rural part of the former Turton Urban District. Within this civil parish there are three villages, Edgworth, Chapeltown, Belmont, and several hamlets, Entwistle, Quarlton, Round Barn, Turton Bottoms and Whittlestone Head.
There is an infrequent railway commuter service at Entwistle railway station which is served by Northern Rail, which operate services on the Ribble Valley Line. There was a second, Turton and Edgworth railway station but was closed in the 1960s by the Beeching Axe.
- Neighbourhood Statistics - North Turton CP (Parish). URL accessed 26 May 2007.
- Welcome to North Turton. URL accessed 26 May 2007.
- Welcome to North Turton
- North Turton Parish Map
- Up to date weather for North Turton, Lancashire
- Chairmen of Turton Urban District Council 1873-1974
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